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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 26

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Plate 26: The nerves of the head and the origin of spinal (cord) nerves.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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  1. The deep nerves of the face (the left half). The zygomatic arch and the mandible are removed and the temporal fossa is opened.
  2. The deep branch of the 3 branches of the trigeminal nerve and the nerves of the middle ear.
  3. The nerves of the nasal mucous membrane and the interior surface of the mandible (left side).
  4. Nerves of the eyes, nose, and mouth (right side, seen from the interior).
  5. The anterior surface of the spinal cord (in the spinal canal) with the origin and plexus of spinal nerves and the chain of sympathetic ganglia.
Plate 26: The nerves of the head and the origin of spinal (cord) nerves.
Title Page The deep nerves of the face (the left half). The zygomatic arch and the mandible are removed and the temporal fossa is opened The deep branch of the 3 branches of the trigeminal nerve and the nerves of the middle ear nerves of the nasal mucous membrane Nerves of the eyes, nose, and mouth anterior surface of the spinal cord
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